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Trump NFL row: Sports stars round on US president

US President Donald Trump is facing growing condemnation from the sports world after his criticism of players.

On Friday, Mr Trump said the National Football League (NFL) should fire players who protest during the US anthem.

High-profile football players as well as basketball star LeBron James openly criticised Mr Trump in response.

One NFL team owner said Mr Trump’s comments were “offensive” but Mr Trump has gone on to repeat his criticism.

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